Diosgenin (found in wild yam) is a steroidal saponin, and it resembles human progesterone.These phytoestrogens are far less potent and therefore result in a slower effect and safer use. Phytoestrogens do not cause any side effects. Unlike estrogen which, when in excess, is associated with cancer, phytoestrogens do not evoke cell growth.
Diosgenin which is present in Wild Yam can be beneficial to improve menopausal skin problems such as loss of skin’s elasticity and epidermal thinning. It helps to slow down the affect of skin’s aging.